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[Goldsberry and Knowles]

Description: Photograph of two men wearing coats and hats, sitting on a horse-drawn carriage. They are identified as Goldsberry and Knowles. Behind them, there is a wooden building with a sign that says "Goldsberry and Knowles Photographers." Handwritten text at the bottom of the photograph says "Goldsberry and Knowles, photographers."
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph

[World War I Rally]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people at a World War I rally in front of a federal building on the corner of Austin Avenue and Fifth Street. One group is standing on the steps and in the doorway. Some people are leaning on the side of the building. In the foreground, a crowd is facing the building.
Date: 1918~
Item Type: Photograph

[Students and Teachers]

Description: Photograph of students at Stilwell Heights school. They are posing in five rows; a teacher is standing in the back row. In the background, there is a set of windows and a staircase.
Date: 1912
Creator: Lacey, Gladys
Item Type: Photograph

[People Standing in Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in flood waters. The water level reaches mid-calf, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there is a doorway to a building. Two men wearing uniforms and holding guns are standing beside the door.
Date: August 15, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooded Streets]

Description: Photograph of two people wading in a flooded street. The water level reaches their upper legs, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there are several buildings.
Date: August 15, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Men Riding in Boat in Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of a group of men in flood waters. Some of the men are sitting in a boat, and the other men are standing in the water around the boat. The water reaches their lower thighs, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there are several businesses.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding at Jefferson Hotel]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in a flooded street outside of Jefferson Hotel. Pieces of wood are floating in the water close to the group. The water reaches a level above their knees, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there is Jefferson Hotel and other buildings. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "Port Arthur Flood Aug. 16-17 1915. Photo by D & H. ©."
Date: August 1915
Creator: D & H Photography
Item Type: Photograph

[People Standing in Flooded Street]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in a flooded street. The water level reaches their upper thighs, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there are houses, trees, and utility poles.
Date: August 15, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooded Streets]

Description: Photograph of flood waters resulting from a hurricane. The water is surrounding several trees and buildings.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooded Streets at Federal Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outside the Federal Building in the flooded street corner of Austin Avenue and Fifth Street. The water is mid-calf level, and a result of a hurricane. Many people took refuge in the building during the hurricane.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial View of Flood Waters]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a flooded neighborhood near downtown Port Arthur, Texas. Flooding resulted from a hurricane, and spans the entire photograph.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[People Standing in Flooded Street]

Description: Photograph of a child, woman, and man standing in a flooded street. The water level is waist deep on the child, hip level on the woman, and reaches the bottom of the man's shirt. In the background, there are people riding on horse-drawn wagons and several houses.
Date: August 15, 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Flooding on Procter Street]

Description: Photograph of flood waters at Procter Street. Groups of people are wading and floating in boats in the water. The water level reaches their knees, and resulted from a hurricane. In the background, there are business buildings. Handwritten text on the right side of the photograph says "Pt. Arthur, Flood, Aug. 18/15," and "1st ... Austin Ave."
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph

[Port Arthur College Students]

Description: Photograph of a group of Port Arthur College students standing in front of the Administration Building on 1500 Procter Street. The students are posing in seven rows on the front steps of the building. In the background, there are two columns and a doorway. Partially visible handwritten text on the bottom of the photograph says "[P. A. College 1919]."
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph